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2015 LPSC Undergraduate Presenter’s Travel Stipend

Posted on February 10, 2015 - 9:05 AM CST

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The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduate students presenting at the 2015 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference to apply for a travel stipend up to the amount of $500. Applicants must be 1) a current undergraduate student, 2) the first author on the abstract they are presenting (oral or poster), and 3) a U.S. citizen. Other eligibility requirements may apply. Students presenting for the first time at a professional conference are encouraged to apply. These stipends are funded through the former NASA SMD Year of the Solar System Undergraduate Research Conference program.


Interested students must complete the online application at Along with the online application, a brief letter of recommendation (no more than one page) is required from an applicant’s academic/research advisor. Letters of recommendation should be on department/university letterhead and emailed to Andy Shaner at


The online application closes at 5:00 pm Central Time, February 27, 2015. Letters of recommendation are also due February 27, 2015. Selected applicants will be notified no later than March 6, 2015. If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact Andy Shaner at 281-486-2163 or